Marshall Named UWS Sports Medicine Program Director


Brent Marshall, EdD, LAT, ATC, CES, PES has been named the program director for the UWS sports medicine degree program.

“Dr. Marshall brings a deep commitment to the quality of the student learning experience – both in the classroom and in the clinical site – to his new role as program director,” said College of Graduate Studies Dean, Dr. Alisa Bates. “As UWS works to redesign the sports medicine program for the future, Dr. Marshall’s expertise in higher education coupled with his knowledge of hands-on sports medicine will prepare the students for long-term success as providers. I am excited to see the future of the program come to life under his leadership!”

Dr. Marshall is a certified athletic trainer (ATC) and holds a Doctorate of Education from Concordia University (Portland, OR/Wisconsin) with an emphasis in higher education leadership, continuous improvement and innovation. His dissertation focused on non-contact sport coaches’ attitudes, beliefs and behaviors of sport-related concussion. He also holds a Masters of Science degree from Weber State University (Ogden, Utah) in athletic training and Bachelors of Arts degree in kinesiology from Whitworth University (Spokane, Washington).

“I am beyond excited and extremely grateful to be named director of the sports medicine program,” said Dr. Marshall. “Together with the help of our faculty, staff and university, we will strive to create a standard of excellence to teach and train our sports medicine students. This will allow program graduates to become highly-skilled, confident and compassionate health care providers to their patients and greater communities in which they serve.”

Clinically, Dr. Marshall has worked with all levels of athletes including high school, collegiate, amateur, semi-professional and professional. Within the sports medicine program at UWS, in addition to clinical instruction he teaches evaluation, rehabilitation, taping, and emergency care content and courses throughout the program. His research interests include student-learning, student learning outcomes from online and hybrid classrooms, sport-related concussion and educational degree standards for allied health professions. He also has additional certifications for corrective exercise, athletic performance enhancement and others.